A cyclist has been injured in a crash on a busy Southampton road.

Police are investigating following the incident, which happened at around 9am this morning on Portsmouth Road in Woolston - not far from the Itchen Bridge.

The cyclist collided with a car, leaving the man in his 30s with minor injuries.

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An eyewitness told the Echo they saw a police car pulled up on the stretch of road near the Tandoori Restaurant - but left pretty quickly.

Here is the police statement in full: "We were called at 9:00am this morning (Monday 20 May) to reports of a collision between a cyclist and a car on Portsmouth Road in Southampton.

"The cyclist, a man in his 30s, reported minor injuries.

"Enquiries are underway to establish what happened."